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Grateful Dead Live at Winterland Arena on 1978-10-18




Set 1:
d1t01 - Sugaree
d1t02 - Me And My Uncle ->
d1t03 - Big River
d1t04 - Peggy-O
d1t05 - Tuning
d1t06 - Looks Like Rain
d1t07 - Stagger Lee
d1t08 - New Minglewood Blues
d1t09 - Candyman
d1t10 - The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
d2t01 - Tuning
d2t02 - Bertha ->
d2t03 - Good Lovin'
d2t04 - From The Heart Of Me
d2t05 - Ship Of Fools
d2t06 - Samson And Delilah
d3t01 - Terrapin Station ->
d3t02 - Playing In The Band ->
d3t03 - Drums ->
d3t04 - Space ->
d3t05 - Mind Left Body Jam ->
d3t06 - Wharf Rat ->
d3t07 - Truckin'

Encore:
d3t08 - I Need A Miracle


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Winterland Arena
Location San Francisco, CA

Source SBD -> Master Reel -> PCM -> Dat (44.1k)
Lineage Dat (Sony R500) -> Sound Devices 744T -> Samplitude Professional v10.01 -> FLAC
Transferred by Charlie Miller

Notes

-- Set 2 is seamless
-- Many flaws cleaned up
-- Drums/Space with Lee Oskar on harmonica
-- This source does not have cuts in PITB and I Need A Miracle
-- Mojo Jam during the Mind Left Body Jam
-- Patch material supplied by Pat Lee and transferred by Matt Smith
-- Patch was recorded by Reinhart Holwein on a Sony TC-158 cassette

Reviews

Reviewer: doug_the_dude - - October 4, 2013
Subject: --
beautiful show -

1st set highlights: that '78 swing Sugaree (damn!) and Bob's disco-friendly cowboy songs, Jer's deathly perfect Peggy-O.

2nd set - Jer loses his way in "Terrapin", but all is well - there's enough dynamite here to last the entire night.

**Unlike many uptight heads (god love 'em ;) I really do enjoy Donna's "Heart of Me". It's an unpretentious song that doesn't try to be anything more than it is - and it's done quite delicately here.
Reviewer: Evan S. Hunt - - February 24, 2013
Subject: My Response to the Naysayers
Look, people, it's just my opinion. Get a wife fer chrissakes!

I was there and I wrote down every song and my comments in my notepad which accompanied me to every show. I then transferred the notes to my journal which I still have to this day. My journal says that the Wharf Rat was ho-hum. That's how it struck me then and listening to it again strikes me the same way, but it's my opinion and it is meaningless, essentially, unless you are intending to use this review to decide if it is up to your snuff.

This is a great show as all the others of this post Egypt run were, but there is a bit of distinction here and there. This night was not as fiery as the previous and I suspect, overall, that the band was a little tired.

That's all.
Reviewer: Deadhoe69 - - October 19, 2012
Subject: The Music Never Stopped
This has got to be one of the finest TMNS I've heard. Beautiful middle jam with soaring peak beginning around 4:45. Makes my heart sing.
Reviewer: princeton-g - - October 18, 2010
Subject: evan hunt
great show, probably not as good as the comic relieve hunt's review provides. likely noone on this earth can remember a show like this, in detail, song to song, like evan can, 30 + years later. sometimes i truly wonder if half the yaahoos that provide reviews such as this one are just alternate personalities of 22 year olds that dream of having seen the boys in 78. Anyway, i highly doubt anyone was critiquing or taking notes of each song, at winterland, in 78, much less evan. I call bullshit.
Reviewer: Deadheadable - - October 18, 2010
Subject: Winterland
Ahhhhhhh I will always love that place! Saw many shows there and never had a bad time. Like most early Dead shows, once you were in it was like "church". Anything goes............One time saw Jerry at El Camino Ball Park in Palo Alto with Merl. Sat with my friends Ben and Bambie and taped the show....alas don't know where that one went but have one from '64 Champs Palo Alto and a winterland 10/25/69 I taped. Remember Fire in the city and Your Sons and Daughters? Garcia later...............
Reviewer: revolutionaryhamstrung - - August 26, 2010
Subject: anitspetic Wharf Rat??
Evan S. HUnt - wtf are you talking about?
This version of Wharf Rat is excellent - long, wailing guitar solos, soulful singing. Also the Mojo/MLBJ that precedes it is pure magic. I was not there like you, but I think you need to listen to this again. Great show, high energy. The disjonted end to an uptempo Sugaree is about all I've found to complain about
Reviewer: magicastles - - September 19, 2009
Subject: terrapin wins Stoner Points
that's a spacey turtle! Garcia vocals fading out...guitar solo trails off offf offff
Reviewer: trapper9 - - June 20, 2009
Subject: Yup
"Sounds like even Phil is singing on Truckin' and what a grandiose spectacle it was."

He was. Saw it from the upper level, stage right, and yes it was a spectacle. My first show, so of course it was the greatest spectacle I'd ever seen. It's still in the top 5.

But don't let my gauzy reminisces sway you. The show does hold up. If I were honest I'd give it 4, but how can you give your first show a 4?
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